A lower resting heart rate partially explains why men commit more crime than women, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania.
Updated review of studies and reports that provide insights into law enforcement actions and recent patterns in America.
2015 research roundup analyzing data related to deaths of suspects in police custody and looking at the academic literature that speaks to problematic or risky restraint tactics.
2015 study published in the Journal of Experimental Criminology that examines how body cameras influence the behavior of police officers during encounters with the public.
2016 research brief from the Scholars Strategy Network that examines the types of crime that occurs in areas hit by disasters such as earthquakes, significant fires or hurricanes.
2016 study from researchers at Florida State University that examines whether joblessness affects the commission of serious property crime, specifically robbery and burglary.
2016 study published in Criminology that explores changes in the age distribution of prisoners during the U.S. prison boom that began in the late 20th century.
Literature review of studies relating to various aspects of mass shooting/murder incidents in the United States and abroad.
2015 review of research and data that speak to issues of hate crimes motivated by bias, with a focus on definitional issues in the United States and patterns abroad.
2015 research from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign published in Communication Research highlighting how portrayals of racial minorities are changing in television news.